Keywords : Emotional Response
MOTIVATION TRAITS AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH EMOTIONAL RESPONSE FOR THE BASKETBALL PLAYERS PARTICIPATING IN THE WEST ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
Al-Rafidain Journal For Sport Sciences,
2012, Volume 18, Issue 59, Pages 359-378
The aim of the research is to identify the features of the motivation and emotional response and the relationship between attributes of motivation and emotional response to the basketball players participating in the West Asian Championship
The researcher assumed the existence of a statistically significant relationship between the reality of personality motivation and emotional response as well as between personality and motivation, emotional response to the basketball players participating in the West Asian Championship.
The researcher used the descriptive approach with relation studies for it's suitability to the nature of the research.
The research community consisted of(37) basketball players and participants in the West Asian Championship held in the State of Iraq and in particular at province of Dohuk. The research sample consisted of (27) player by 73% of the research community, where the Iranian team was excluded because of the language.
The researcher used two standard scales of motivation for athletes designed by (Mohammad Hassan Allawi) and the measure of emotional response and put it in the original Thomas Ottko (Thomas. A. Tutko) in (1976) and re-image Arabic (Mohammad Hassan Allawi) and (Mohammad Arab, Shimon ) in (1978). As the researcher to find scientific bases of index of reliability , objectivity and consistency of the two measures
On June 4, 2010 and during the West Asian basketball championships in the State of Iraq and in particular the province of Dohuk. Scales were applied to the amount of basic research sample number (27) players for the basketball and participating in the tournament.
The researcher used the following statistical methods (mean, standard deviation, coefficient of simple correlation (Pearson), t.Test , coefficient of variation, percentage) research data were analyzed using the statistical program (spss)
By viewing and discussion the results the researcher concluded that basketball players who participate in the West Asian Championship features have positive motivation and athletes heroes have high personal qualities and have the positive features of the motivation.
The researcher recommended that work on the development of personality through the opening of the sessions and the establishment of sporting events to activate the psychological aspect of the players and especially personality to reach the best levels of sports, selecting players qualified to represent the national team in order to achieve outstanding achievements
Key words: Motivation Traits- Emotional Response- Basketball